Database Startup Failing With ORA-00439 After Enabling Flash Cache (Doc ID 1550735.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Aug-2016***

Symptoms

1-After enabling Flash Cache on ORACLE ENTERPRISE LINUX 6, Database does not start, reporting the following error:
SQL> startup
ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
ORA-00439: feature not enabled: Server Flash Cache

2-Patch 12949806 - FLASH CACHE CHECK IS AGAINST ENTERPRISE-RELEASE is installed (Bug is fixed in 11.2.0.4)

3-rpm -qi --info enterprise-release is not returning anything

Cause

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